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423 Possible Causes for Chronic Productive Cough

  • Coccidioidomycosis

    Upper lobe cavitation may resemble chronic pulmonary aspergillosis or tuberculosis. Patients develop chronic productive cough, haemoptysis, weight loss and chest pains.[]

  • Middle Lobe Syndrome

    MLS is more common in females, and recurrent infections, chronic productive cough and dyspnea were the most common symptoms.[] production.[] The most common clinical features were recurrent infection (n 15), chronic cough with productive sputum (n 9), chest pain (n 8) or dyspnea (n 7).[]

  • Pulmonary Histoplasmosis

    productive cough, fever, and massive unilateral consolidation.[] Another reported case of pulmonary histoplasmosis involves a 15 year old male patient with pulmonary tuberculosis who presented with chronic productive cough [ 28 ].[] The presentation is similar to chronic pulmonary aspergillosis with productive cough, increasing shortness of breath, weight loss, night sweats and sometimes fever.[]

  • Upper Respiratory Infection

    Typical findings in chronic bronchitis are an incessant cough and production of large amounts of sputum, particularly in the morning.[] Chronic bronchitis with a persistent cough and sputum production appears to be caused by a combination of environmental factors, such as smoking, and bacterial infection with[] Clinical Manifestations Symptoms of an upper respiratory tract infection with a cough is the typical initial presentation in acute bronchitis.[]

  • Chronic Pulmonary Coccidioidomycosis

    Upper lobe cavitation may resemble chronic pulmonary aspergillosis or tuberculosis. Patients develop chronic productive cough, haemoptysis, weight loss and chest pains.[] She presented with 1 week of low-grade fever and increasing productive cough.[] […] or productive cough, chest pain, shortness of breath, and hemoptysis, each of which may wax and wane.[]

  • Allergic Bronchopulmonary Aspergillosis

    […] include a chronic productive cough and purulent sputum occasionally tinged with blood and flecks of white or brownish mycelium (fungus material).[] In chronic ABPA, the acute episodes are superimposed on a background of chronic cough and sputum production.[] Clinical Presentation Daily productive cough with purulent-appearing sputum, chronic dyspnea, fever, chest pain, and hemoptysis are classic symptoms of ABPA and when reported[]

  • Anthracosis

    It is important to know if the patient smokes, since smoking may trigger or aggravate symptoms like chronic productive cough, dyspnea and reduced tolerance to exercise.[] Chronic productive cough, dyspnoea, haemoptysis, chest pain, fever and general weakness 1-2 .[] More commonly, workers exposed to coal dust develop industrial bronchitis, [2] clinically defined as chronic bronchitis (i.e. productive cough for 3 months per year for at[]

  • Aspergillosis

    Characteristic symptoms of allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis, seen especially in patients with chronic pulmonary diseases, include a chronic productive cough and purulent[] productive cough and haemoptysis, which varies from mild to severe [ 182 ].[] […] lead to allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis ( ABPA ) Lungs Asthmatic symptoms (e.g., shortness of breath, wheezing ) Productive cough with brown bronchial mucous casts[]

  • Bronchiectasis

    Snapshot A 25-year-old cystic fibro sis patient presents to his pulmonologist complaining of chronic, frequent coughing productive of yellow and green sputum.[] productive cough or recurrent respiratory tract infections.[4] Bronchiectasis is increasingly recognised as a complication of, or coincident condition with, other chronic[] Symptoms and Complications People who suffer from bronchiectasis commonly have a chronic, productive cough. Bronchiectasis can develop at any time of life.[]

  • Chronic Bronchitis

    In chronic bronchitis a person has a chronic productive cough. This is often due to cigarette smoking .[] productive cough of varying severity. 1 Of the several factors implicated in the etiology and course of chronic bronchitis considerable evidence has accumulated that infection[] Now look at the airway of chronic bronchitis. In chronic bronchitis, the airway walls are swollen and produce more mucus.[]

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